In 2015, Canadian artist Alessia Cara became widely recognized in the music world with her international hit single Here. Cara has released several chart-toppers and platinum singles, and she has used her music to criticize, for example, appearance pressures. She has won a Grammy and collaborated with, among others, Logic. In addition to Cara, Sunday at Ruisrock offers an opportunity to see blackbear, whose singles have been streamed hundreds of millions of times worldwide. Among his most famous songs is hot girl bummer, one of last year’s biggest hits.
At this year’s Ruisrock, you can also see Dave, one of the UK’s most interesting artists. This 21-year-old musician was one of the most nominated artists at the Brit Awards gala, where his debut album Psychodrama won Album of the Year. Previously, the album was awarded the coveted Mercury Prize. Dave has also been awarded the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for his song Question Time, where he criticizes politicians.
Many fans are eagerly awaiting The Ark’s return to the stage. The Ark is one of the biggest Swedish bands of the 2000s, and their only gig in Finland this summer will be at Ruisrock.
Other new additions to the festival’s line-up include ABREU, Erin, Ida Paul & Kalle Lindroth, Younghearted, Sini Sabotage, costee, Ex Tuuttiz, Lauri Haav and Pins.ku. More artists will be announced in the spring.
You can buy Ruisrock tickets from Tiketti. One-day tickets for Saturday have been sold out. In addition, the Saturday and three-day Ruisrock Plus and VIP tickets are sold out. Other types of tickets are still available.